From conservatoires to pop stars, our team members are the UK’s leading strings teachers and childcare professionals hand-picked for their experience, friendliness and professionalism.

Each Term Time Course is lovingly developed by our team of experienced string specialists, taking into consideration every aspect of your child’s development. And each teacher understands exactly how to get the best from your child, making it incredibly fun and rewarding.

Away from the class rooms our teachers lead very exciting lives – here is just a little bit about the stars who are helping your children to shine

Robbie, Guitar

Our guitar Course Leader in Harborne, Robbie is a woodwind music specialist who studied on the Jazz course at Birmingham Conservatoire.

Since graduating he has taught and played music all around the west midlands, and led workshops incorporating guitar, singing and samba drumming with children of all ages and abilities


Yannick, Violin

Yannick our violin Course Leader in Harborne, has been a violinist for 20 years with lots of experience playing in orchestras as well as playing bass guitar in a number of different bands.

He is currently training to be a conductor at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in Birmingham and has always enjoyed passing on a passion for music in a variety of teaching situations: at residential summer schools, leading music workshops, in the classroom and in individual private lessons.

Ragnar, Guitar

Our guitar Course Leader in Islington, Ragnar was born and raised in Iceland and studied classical guitar and electronic music at conservatories in Germany and the Netherlands.

He currently works on experimental music projects as a composer and in collaborative settings alongside teaching.


Melinda Kiss, Violin & Ukulele

Our violin and ukulele Course Leader in Hampstead, Melinda is a classically trained violinist who graduated from Middlesex University London in 2010. She currently teaches children between 4-12 in schools. She’s worked for the Strings Club for many years now. Melinda has been playing in the Collaborative Orchestra for a few years who were in the BGT semi-final recently.


Ruel, Guitar

Our guitar Course Leader in Brockley, Ruel is a versatile lead guitarist and vocalist, with over 17 years of performance and writing experience, backed up by 6 years of studio experience. His  music background is shaped by the personal influences, professional experience and aspiration I he loves to write and perform Jazz, Soul, Blues, Pop, Rock, R&B, Reggae, Neo Soul and Gospel.


Riley, Violin

Our violin Course Leader in Brockley, Riley is a student studying at the Guildhall school of music and drama in London. He is experienced in solo, orchestral and chamber music and we are delighted to be able to welcome him to The Strings Club as one of the newest members of our Tremendous Term Time Team!


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